The previous week, Franklin High senior Mike Carden drilled a game-winning 41-yard field goal for a 44-41 win over Attleboro. On Friday night, with the Panthers trailing host Taunton, 28-27, he lined up for a 48-yarder with one second left. His boot was 4 yards short. Such are the highs, and lows, of life for a kicker, even at the high school level.
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